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Professional Misconduct

Gopal Chandra Mukherjee


Address: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Sex: Male
Occupation: Doctor
Date: 7 October 2010


Details



Dr Gopal Chandra Mukherjee was reprimanded on 7 October 2010 by a Medical Tribunal.


Before the Medical Tribunal (the Tribunal) are two notices of complaint brought by the Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC).


The first complaint alleged that the respondent, being a medical practitioner under the Medical Practice Act 1992 (the Act), has been guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct within the meaning of section 36 of the Act and/or professional misconduct within the meaning of section 37 of the Act in that he has:


(i) demonstrated that the knowledge, skill or judgment possessed, or care exercised, by him in the practice of medicine is significantly below the standard reasonably expected of a practitioner of an equivalent level of training or experience;


(ii) engaged in improper 01' unethical conduct relating to the practice 01' purported practice of medicine; and/or


(iii) contravened the Medical Practice Regulation 2003;


(iv) contravened conditions to which his registration was subject (see s 36(1)(c) of the Act).


The second complaint states that the accused has been guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct within the meaning of section 36 of the Act and/or professional misconduct within the meaning of section 37 of the Act, in that he has:


(i) Engaged in conduct that has resulted in the practitioner being convicted of an offence under section 128B of the Health Insurance Act 1973 (Cth) ("the HIC Act").


(ii) Engaged in improper or unethical conduct relating to the practice of medicine.


The orders of the Tribunal were;


(1) The name of the respondent be removed forthwith from the Register of Medical Practitioners and he not apply for re-registration as a medical practitioner for a period of two years from the date of this Decision.


(2) The respondent pay the complainants costs.